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Recipe Sun Dec 21 2008

The Twelve Days of Christmas: Day 9

Rice pudding is a pretty common dessert - the recipe I have is the best I've found but what makes it special to me is the almond. Every Christmas, my Aunt brings rice pudding and puts a single almond in it. This Norwegian tradition says that the person who finds the almond will have good luck for the new year.

Rice Pudding

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 quart milk
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • vanilla
  • cinnamon

Boil one cup of rice in water for five minutes, drain and add some milk. Let the rice absorb the milk and add the remainder. In a separate bowl, mix sugar and eggs. Add a small amount of the hot rice to egg and sugar mixture and stir. Pour mixture into the bowl of hot rice and mix. Add vanilla and cinnamon to taste.

 
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GIDGET SPRINGSTEIN / December 29, 2008 4:16 AM

GOD REMEMBER WE DURING FEST GREEN AND WHITE SCARE BENIGN, O.K.!?/

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GOD REMEMBER WE DURING FEST GREEN AND WHITE SCARE BENIGN, O.K.!?/

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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